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January 28, 2013
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  Cloud Computing 
  • Analysis: Cloud opens doors for telecoms
    Vendor alliances and broader adoption of cloud computing are spurring implementations that offer opportunities for telecoms, Roberta Prescott writes. "Partnerships do more than fill in gaps; they can elevate the level of innovation to create a service that is significantly more compelling than what one vendor might do on their own," says Amy Larsen DeCarlo of Current Analysis. RCR Wireless News (1/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Mobile & Wireless 
  • Lack of leadership may hamper enterprise mobile efforts
    Mobility is the way of the future, but a survey suggests enterprises are limiting its evolution by not committing to developing mobile tools. According to Appcelerator, which polled 770 application development managers and other enterprise leaders, more than half of companies rank mobility high on their list of priorities, but few have hired the leaders required to see it through or developed mobile centers of excellence -- and many still lack the appropriate resources and strategy to benefit from advanced mobile applications. InfoWorld (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Government IT 
  • Pondering cloud delays for federal agencies
    Security worries and an overall lack of understanding about cloud computing are hindering adoption at federal agencies, according to trade organizations and vendors. "It's important that we start with mission areas that are affected by cloud, as opposed to technology, because at the end of the day it's how cloud can ... be more efficient to help in different types of mission areas both for the government and for society," IBM's Dan Chenok said. (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Failed Air Force software project will be reviewed
    The failure of an Air Force software project that was terminated last year after more than $1 billion was spent over seven years will be reviewed by a Senate committee. Analyst Michael Krigsman says the committee needs to consider the failure from two vantage points: "Looking at the overall procurement to delivery process while also digging into the money trail on this specific project." News Service (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  SIIA News 
  • Register now for the Premier Government IT Conference, CloudGOV 2013
    Register now and plan to join us at CloudGOV, Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C. Learn how Cloud First, FedRAMP, data center consolidation and mobile strategies will influence agency procurement going forward, and see the latest innovations from service providers. Register to join colleagues from federal, state and local government, as well as vendors representing all segments of the public sector as they discuss the latest innovations in government IT. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Join our Roundtable Breakfast on Enterprise Cloud Adoption for Success
    Join us Feb. 8 in Palo Alto, Calif., to share your ideas on how to respond to enterprise demands and accelerate your prospect's decision to sign up with you versus "the other guys." Whether it's making your service delivery more transparent without compromising security, business outcome based SLAs, consumption based dynamic billing, or performance measurement by third party providers, cloud service providers are coming up with innovative ways to satisfy enterprise demand for more transparency & manageability of cloud services. Space is limited so register today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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